Bingley & District

Member of Parliament

When Parliament is in session communications to MPs should be addressed to House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA.

MP for Shipley: Philip Davies (Con). Tel (01274) 592248, e-mail


Bingley Ward

Colin Gill (Con), Priestthorpe House, Crownest Lane, Bingley, BD16 4HN. Tel (01274) 510055 (res), (01274) 510099 (res/fax), e-mail

David Heseltine (Con), 1 Nab Wood Road, Nab Wood, Shipley, BD18 4AG. Tel (01274) 597230 (res), (01274) 589207 (res/fax), e-mail

Robin Owens (Con), 51 Moor Edge, Harden, Bingley, BD16 1LB. Tel (01535) 274033 (res), 07730 300852 (mobile), e-mail

Bingley Rural Ward

Simon Cooke (Con), 2 The Nook, Hallowes Park Road, Cullingworth, Bradford, BD13 5AS. Tel (01535) 275622 (res), e-mail

Ellen Margaret Eaton (Con), Bracken Ridge, Cottingley Wood, Bingley, BD16 1NG. Tel (01274) 565819 (res), (01274) 437580 (bus) e-mail

Michael Ellis, The Croft, Hillhouse Lane, Oxenhope, BD22 9JH. Tel 05600 763876 (bus), (01535) 271041 (bus/fax), 07976 753592 (mob), e-mail

Town & Parish Councils

Denholme Town Council meets at Denholme Mechanics Institute. Clerk Lisa Richmond. Tel (01274) 833191/416531.

Cullingworth Parish Council meets at the Village Hall, Cullingworth. Clerk Mrs Angela Holmes. Tel (01535) 273265.

Council Access Point

The Council Shop, 146 Main Street, Bingley, BD16 2HL. Tel (01274) 438770.

Area Panels

Shipley Area Co-Ordinator's Office, Tel (01274) 437146.

Neighbourhood Forums

For details and contact numbers of Neighbourhood Forums in your area, contact the Area Panel. Forums cover the following areas:

Bingley Town meets at Bingley Arts Centre and Bingley Baptist Church, Park Road.

Ferncliffe, Crosley Wood and Lower Gilstead meets at Bingley Voluntary Action, Cardigan House.

Cottingley meets at St Michael’s Church Hall.

Crossflats and Micklethwaite meets at the church halls of either St Aidan’s or Micklethwaite.

Cullingworth meets at Cullingworth village hall.

Denholme meets at Denholme Mechanics Institute.

Eldwick and Gilstead meets at Eldwick Primary School.

Harden meets at Harden Primary School.

Wilsden meets at Wilsden Village Hall and Wilsden Primary School.

Council Access Points

The Council Shop, 146 Main Street, Bingley, BD16 2HL. Tel (01274) 438775.

Police and Community Contact Points

Cottingley: The Town Hall, Main Street, Cottingley, BD16 1SE. Open Monday, 10am-2pm, Saturday, 10am-noon. Tel (01274) 786180, e-mail

Cullingworth: The Village Hall, Station Road, Cullingworth, BD13 5HH. Open Wednesday, 3pm-5pm. Tel (01535) 275400, e-mail

Denholme: The Mechanics Institute, Main Road, Denholme, BD13 4BL. Open Wednesday and Thursday, 2pm-4pm, Saturday, 10am-noon. Tel (01274) 786180, e-mail

Waste Recycling

Bradford Council Household Waste recycling sites in the Bingley area:

HWS, Wagon Lane, Dowley Gap, Bingley. Glass, paper, cans, textiles, plastics, car batteries, scrap metal, cardboard, green waste, oil, electrical, wood, paint

Bingley car park, Ferncliffe Road, Bingley. Glass, paper, cans, textiles, plastics, books, fluorescent tubes.

Queen Street car park, Queen Street, Bingley. Glass.

Sun Inn, Bradford Old Road, Cottingley. Glass.

Throstle Nest Hotel, Airedale Avenue, Cottingley. Glass.


Nursery schools, playgroups and pre-school education

Moorfield Nursery, Bramham Road, Bingley BD16 4HP. Tel (01274) 566945.

Summerlands Nursery, 166 Keighley Road, Crossflatts, Bingley, BD16 2DZ. Tel (01274) 562064.

Primary Schools

(Results are based on the aggregate percentage of pupils achieving the expected level in English, mathematics and science, out of a possible 300)

Cottingley Village, Cottingley Moor Road, Cottingley. Tel (01274) 567545. (233)

Crossflatts, Morton Lane, Crossflatts. Tel (01274) 782070. (240)

Cullingworth, New School Lane. Tel (01535) 273839. (254)

Denholme, Minorca Mount, Denholme, BD13 4AY. Tel (01724) 832123. (241)

Eldwick, Barnaby Road, Warren Lane, Gilstead, BD16 3LE. Tel (01274) 568361. (290)

Harden, Long Lane, Harden, BD16 1LJ. Tel (01535) 273847. (185)

Myrtle Park, Ash Terrace, Bingley, BD16 1HB. Tel (01274) 564681. (285)

Priestthorpe, Mornington Road, Bingley, BD16 4JS. Tel (01274) 564879. (260)

St Joseph’s Catholic, Crownest Road, Bingley, BD16 4HQ. Tel (01274) 564883. (277)

Trinity & All Saints CofE, Church Street, Bingley BD16 2PP. Tel (01274) 564977. (173)

Wilsden, Tweedy Street, Wilsden, BD15 0AE. Tel (01535) 272263. (260)

Secondary Schools

(Ranked on basis of the percentage of pupils getting the equivalent of at least five grades A* to C at GCSE level. Smaller schools, with fewer than 30 pupils eligible to take the exams, are not ranked)

Beckfoot, Wagon Lane, Bingley, BD16 1EE. Tel (01274) 771444. (46)

Bingley Grammar, Keighley Road, Bingley, BD16 2RS. Tel (01274) 807700. (48)

Nab Wood, Cottingley New Road, Bingley, BD16 1TZ. Tel (01274) 567281. (24)

Parkside, Parkside Terrace, Cullingworth, BD13 5AD. Tel (01274) 272752. (51)

Community Centres/Groups

Airedale Writers Circle, (01535) 603119.

Airedale Symphony Orchestra, (01943) 461687.

Aire Valley Singers, (01484) 717473.

Aire Valley Disabled Archers, (01535) 662471.

Bingley Art Society, (01535) 274349.

Bingley Harriers and Athletics Club, (01274) 416286.

Bingley and District Local History Society, meets bi-monthly at 7.30pm on second Thursday of month at The Church House, Old Main Street, Bingley, until May 11. A programme of summer walks is also arranged. Contact the secretary on (01535) 272105.

Bingley Civic Trust, acting secretary Eileen Sinclair. Tel (01274) 568518.

Bingley Business Watch, Kay Adams. Tel (01274) 511820.

Bingley Chamber of Commerce, president Pauline Wood. Tel (01274) 560884.

Bingley Airedale Rotary Club, press officer David Dinsey. Tel (01274) 438776.

Bingley Voluntary Action, Cardigan House, Ferncliffe Road, BD16 2TA. Tel (01274) 781222.

Bingley Soroptimists, Lesley Bateman. Tel (01535) 604404.

Bingley Little Theatre, (01274) 564049.

Bingley Myrtle Singers, (01274) 568651.

Bradford and Bingley Sports Club, (01274) 775441.

Bradford and Bingley Canoe Club, (01756) 791648.

Cottingley Community Association, meets at Cottingley Guide Hut. Contact Bill Holliday (01274) 568413. Aims to promote the community spirit in Cottingley. Groups include Cottingley Guides and Scouts, shopper bus, three churches. Monday drop-in, pre-school paygroup, senior citizens.

Cottingley Town Hall Church and Community Centre, Main Street, Cottingley, Bingley. The Town Hall has function rooms for hire for parties, events etc. Use of crockery, tables and chairs.

Cottingley Community Association Horticultural Team, (01274) 564470 (w), (01274) 787253 (h) or 07890 604026 (mobile).

Cottingley Women’s Institute, (01274) 493294.

Denholme Sailing Club, (01274) 423874.

Eldwick and Gilstead Male Voice Choir, (01274) 510492.

Eldwick Tennis Club, (01274) 824350.

Eldwick Village Society, (01274) 562643.

Eldwick and Gilstead Old People’s Welfare Association, (01274) 773858.

Friends of St Ives, 07958 780391.

Gilstead Ladies’ Social Club, (01274) 561578.

Gilstead Village Society, (01274) 567591.

Harden Beck Horticultural Society, (01535) 275243.

Harden Players, (01535) 273814.

Harden Women’s Institute, (01535) 272673.

Yorkshire Countrywomen’s Association, Eldwick and District Branch, (01904) 451581.


Bingley, Myrtle Walk, BD16 1AW. Tel (01274) 438780. Open Mon-Fri, 9am-7pm, Sat 9am-5pm. Disabled access, photocopier, reference, local history, CDs, videos, DVDs, audio books, free internet access, word processing.

Denholme Mechanics Institute, Denholme, BD13 4BL. Tel (01274) 833613 Open Mon noon-1pm, 2-4.30pm, Fri 2-4.30m, 5-7pm. Council information, meeting rooms, internet access, word processing.

Wilsden, Village Hall, Wilsden, BD15 0HS. Tel (01535) 272624. Open Tues 10.30am-1pm, 2-5pm, 5.30-7pm. Disabled access, audio books, free internet access, word processing.

GP Practices

For details of your nearest GP, contact West Yorkshire Central Services Agency. Tel (0113) 2952500.

Wilsden Medical Practice, 2 Ling Bob Court, Wilsden, Bradford, BD15 0NJ. Tel (01535) 273227 or (01535)272127.

Drs K Jennings/K Robson, Bingley Health Centre, Myrtle Place, Bingley, BD16 2TL. Tel (01274) 562760.

The Springfield Surgery, Park Road, Bingley BD16 4LR. Tel (01274) 567991.

Drs N Raj/F Duke, Bingley Health Centre, Myrtle Place, Bingley, BD16 2TL. Tel (01274) 566617.

Priestthorpe Medical Centre, 2 Priestthorpe Lane, Bingley, BD16 4ED. Tel (01274) 568383.


RC Holdsworth, Cottingley Business Park, Bingley, BD16 1PE. Tel (01274) 561166.

Oasis Dental Care Ltd, 43 Park Road, Bingley, BD16 4BL. Tel (01274) 563166.

Oasis Dental Care Ltd, 136 Main Street, Wilsden, BD15 0AS.Tel (01535) 272180.

I Green/J Netherwood/M Rose/C Farrall, 1 Myrtle Avenue, Bradford Road, Bingley, BD16 1EW. Tel (01274) 569646.

Veterinary Practices

Gatehouse Veterinary Group, 17-19 Myrtle Place, Bingley, BD16 2LF. Tel (01274) 560111.

The Avenue Veterinary Group, 31 Park Road, Bingley, BD16 4BL. Tel (01274) 510868.


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